Nevada Ed-Watch: 1/12/23

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The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.


Clark County School District Board of Trustees 

What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.

Click here to learn more and see a list of current Trustees
Click here to find your Trustee District

How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

Click here for a full list of Trustees meetings and agendas
Click here to visit Hope For Nevada’s #NVEd Calendar

Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.


Thursday, January 12, 2023

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

Click here to see the meeting agenda.
Watch the meeting playback on CCSD EduVision.

What happened at this meeting?

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (6-1-0). 

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (7-0)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Received an Update on the Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) 2021-2022 System

Trustees received a presentation on the NEPF system for the 2021-2022 school year for teachers and school administrators. Presentation highlights include:

  • Staff provided an overview of NEPF domains for teachers (instructional practice standards and indicators, and professional responsibilities standards and indicators) and school administrators (instructional leadership standards and indicators, and professional responsibilities standards and indicators), as well as standards of each domain.
  • Student performance domains were removed from summative evaluation weights.
  • For the 2021-2022 school year: 2,203 teachers were rated highly effective; 12,630 were rated as effective; 39 were rated as developing; and 11 were rated as ineffective. Four hundred and thirteen teachers were exempt from receiving the full evaluation.
  • For the 2021-2022 school year: 144 administrators were rated as highly effective; 753 were rated as effective; four were rated as developing. No administrators were rated as ineffective, and 44 were exempt from evaluations.

Trustees and staff discussed aligning student outcomes to NEPF ratings, exemptions, and timing of NEPF.

Explore the presentation.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Policy 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to Board Policy 4111 –  Administrative Selection and Appointment. Changes include amended language regarding confidential documents and specifying interviews in place of assessment activities.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Regulation 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment. Changes include amended language regarding references, screening designations over numerical scoring on administrative screening committees, and removing language regarding writing samples and/or performance tasks.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Policy 6123 – Instruction in the Human Reproductive System, Related Communicable Diseases, Sexual Responsibility, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Policy 6123. Changes include language replacing “AIDS” with “human immunodeficiency virus;” modifying references to the Board of Trustees, curriculum, parents/guardians, and the Superintendent’s role; and specifying “two students” for representation on the advisory committee.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 6123 – Instruction in the Human Reproductive System, Related Communicable Diseases, Sexual Responsibility, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Policy 6123. Changes include language replacing “AIDS” with “human immunodeficiency virus;” modifying references to the Board of Trustees, curriculum, parents/guardians, and the Superintendent’s role; and specifying “two students” for representation on the advisory committee.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved the Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association (ESEA) Regarding Summer Learning (6-1-0)

Trustees approved the Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and ESEA regarding the 2023 Summer Learning Program. It provides the necessary labor resources for the program, from May 30, 2023 – June 16, 2023. The fiscal impact of this agreement is $10 million.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and fiscal impact summary.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved the American Indian/Alaska Native Policies and Procedures for Federal Impact Aid Section 7003 – US Department of Education (7-0)

Trustees approved the filing of the application for the Federal Impact Aid Section 7003, with an anticipated project period of October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024. There is no fiscal impact associated with this item.

Explore the item.

Public Comment

Members of the public shared comments regarding: 

  • Concerns regarding special education students and staff at Basic High School
  • IEP compliance  and retaliation at Coronado High School
  • Staff and student safety concerns
  • Concerns with Teachers Health Trust
  • Technology infrastructure
  • Concerns about educational experiences of students identifying as African-American/Black

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for January 26, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. 

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The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.


Clark County School District Board of Trustees 

What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.

Click here to learn more and see a list of current Trustees
Click here to find your Trustee District

How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

Click here for a full list of Trustees meetings and agendas
Click here to visit Hope For Nevada’s #NVEd Calendar

Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.


Thursday, January 12, 2023

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

Click here to see the meeting agenda.
Watch the meeting playback on CCSD EduVision.

What happened at this meeting?

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (6-1-0). 

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (7-0)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Received an Update on the Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) 2021-2022 System

Trustees received a presentation on the NEPF system for the 2021-2022 school year for teachers and school administrators. Presentation highlights include:

  • Staff provided an overview of NEPF domains for teachers (instructional practice standards and indicators, and professional responsibilities standards and indicators) and school administrators (instructional leadership standards and indicators, and professional responsibilities standards and indicators), as well as standards of each domain.
  • Student performance domains were removed from summative evaluation weights.
  • For the 2021-2022 school year: 2,203 teachers were rated highly effective; 12,630 were rated as effective; 39 were rated as developing; and 11 were rated as ineffective. Four hundred and thirteen teachers were exempt from receiving the full evaluation.
  • For the 2021-2022 school year: 144 administrators were rated as highly effective; 753 were rated as effective; four were rated as developing. No administrators were rated as ineffective, and 44 were exempt from evaluations.

Trustees and staff discussed aligning student outcomes to NEPF ratings, exemptions, and timing of NEPF.

Explore the presentation.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Policy 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to Board Policy 4111 –  Administrative Selection and Appointment. Changes include amended language regarding confidential documents and specifying interviews in place of assessment activities.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Regulation 4111 – Administrative Selection and Appointment. Changes include amended language regarding references, screening designations over numerical scoring on administrative screening committees, and removing language regarding writing samples and/or performance tasks.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Policy 6123 – Instruction in the Human Reproductive System, Related Communicable Diseases, Sexual Responsibility, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Policy 6123. Changes include language replacing “AIDS” with “human immunodeficiency virus;” modifying references to the Board of Trustees, curriculum, parents/guardians, and the Superintendent’s role; and specifying “two students” for representation on the advisory committee.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 6123 – Instruction in the Human Reproductive System, Related Communicable Diseases, Sexual Responsibility, and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (7-0)

Trustees approved amendments to CCSD Policy 6123. Changes include language replacing “AIDS” with “human immunodeficiency virus;” modifying references to the Board of Trustees, curriculum, parents/guardians, and the Superintendent’s role; and specifying “two students” for representation on the advisory committee.

This item may be heard at the February 9 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved the Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association (ESEA) Regarding Summer Learning (6-1-0)

Trustees approved the Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and ESEA regarding the 2023 Summer Learning Program. It provides the necessary labor resources for the program, from May 30, 2023 – June 16, 2023. The fiscal impact of this agreement is $10 million.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and fiscal impact summary.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved the American Indian/Alaska Native Policies and Procedures for Federal Impact Aid Section 7003 – US Department of Education (7-0)

Trustees approved the filing of the application for the Federal Impact Aid Section 7003, with an anticipated project period of October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024. There is no fiscal impact associated with this item.

Explore the item.

Public Comment

Members of the public shared comments regarding: 

  • Concerns regarding special education students and staff at Basic High School
  • IEP compliance  and retaliation at Coronado High School
  • Staff and student safety concerns
  • Concerns with Teachers Health Trust
  • Technology infrastructure
  • Concerns about educational experiences of students identifying as African-American/Black

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for January 26, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. 

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